Vermont

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Top 5 In Wood Stove Emissions: Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine

The heavily forested states of Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine are among the top five in the country for the per capita emission of pollutants from wood stoves used to heat homes.

03/08/2015

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Vermont Town Could Let Those Ages 16, 17, Vote Locally

Residents of Brattleboro, Vermont, will vote on a ballot item that would let 16- and 17-year-olds vote in local elections.

03/02/2015

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Vermont Woman Accused Of Using Hypodermic Needle To Rob Pharmacy

Mary Graves threatened to stab a Rite-Aid clerk with a needle unless she got money, say police.

02/24/2015

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Dog Saves Vermont Family From Fire

A family dog is being hailed a hero for waking the family of three after a fire started in their apartment near Burlington.

02/20/2015

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Vermont Lawmakers Pushing To Eliminate Philosophical Exemption Parents Can Use To Avoid Having Kids Vaccinated

A group of Vermont lawmakers and health professionals said Thursday they would try again to eliminate the philosophical exemption parents can use to avoid having their children vaccinated.

02/06/2015

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Man Who Lived Modestly Leaves Millions In Surprise Donations

A man who sometimes held his coat together with safety pins and had a long-time habit of foraging for firewood also had a knack for picking stocks — a talent that became public after his death when he bequeathed $6 million to his local library and hospital.

02/05/2015

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Police Find 84 Grams Of Crack Cocaine In Loaf Of Bread

A Florida man was arrested after police found almost 84 grams of crack cocaine hiding in a loaf of bread.

01/08/2015

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Best Romantic Winter Destinations For Couples

Couples looking for a romantic winter destination in America will enjoy any of these five beautiful places.

12/19/2014

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Vermont Wins $33 Million Early Education Grant

A $33 million federal grant to be awarded to Vermont over four years will be used to expand access to quality early education for Vermont children in need to ensure that every child gets a strong start, Gov. Peter Shumlin said Thursday.

12/11/2014

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Bacon, Pet Psychic Turn Up Zilch In Search For Dog

Rotisserie chicken, bacon, dog toys, more than a dozen volunteers and even a psychic have not been enough to find Murphy, an elusive golden retriever whose owner’s five-month search for the beloved animal has captivated one mountainous area of Vermont.

12/10/2014

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